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Apr 11

2013

Singapore Tatler Homes // The Green Light

Touted as the future of the lighting industry, LED lights offer users a lot more benefits than just energy efficiency

For the last few years, the traditional incandescent bulb has been living on borrowed time. In Europe, the United States and Australia, governments have passed laws to phase out the production of these lights.

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Apr 09

2013

SME Magazine // Southeast Asia’s First New-Built Hotel Using More Than 95% LED Lamps

Dorsett Singapore Hotel and Residences is the first new-built hotel in Southeast Asia to be lit by more than 95% LED lights. Owned and managed by Hong Kong-based Dorsett Hospitality International, Dorsett Singapore is part of a collection of contemporary hotels with sister hotels in cities such as Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, and London. Read more →

Apr 05

2013

The Business Times // Lighting The Way

Given rising energy costs and improvements in technology, LED lighting has become an increasingly attractive option for new buildings

As the use of energy-efficient lights becomes more widespread, new hospitality player Dorsett Hotel and Residences stakes its claim to being South-east Asia’s first new-built hotel with more than 95 per cent LED lights.

Much has been said about the advantages these energy-efficient lights offer over conventional incandescent, fluorescent and halogen ones, but property developers with an eye on the bottom line baulk at the high upfront costs of installing them, convinced that their costs outweigh their long-term benefits. Read more →

Nov 23

2012

The Business Times // Seeing the Light

Once a neglected area in the interior design process, lighting is now getting more attention as homeowners realise that it has a role beyond the functional

The next time you go for a walk in your neighbourhood in the evening, take a look at the houses or apartments around you.

Which ones do you find aesthetically pleasing? Whatever your answer, chances are that it has something to do with the way the home is lit.

While many Singaporeans regard lighting as a practical necessity, a growing number are starting to realise that functionality is not all there is to it.

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Sep 05

2012

Design and Architecture // The Psychology of Light

By EcoLight Design Consultants

EDC acknowledges that humans are perceptual beings that automatically scan and monitor our surroundings.  Equipped with sophisticated perceptual processes, the scanning of new environments is immediate upon exposure.  The insights from this in turn subtly and unconsciously influence the mood of the target.  as such, the lighting designs of EDC leverage on the consideration of both lighting content and quality by these mechanisms. Read more →

Jun 08

2012

Design and Architecture // Cutting Edge Green Illumination Design

By EcoLight Design Consultants

As a green lighting design consultancy, EcoLight Design Consultants upholds excellence in green illumination technology and design.  Our creative and experienced lighting design team provides innovative perspectives and state-of-the-art designs through the clever management of appropriate lighting spectrums. Read more →

Nov 01

2011

Design and Architecture // Adaptive and Transformational Light : Balaclava@Ion

By EcoLight Design Consultants

The uber-trendy Balaclava@Ion brings an ambience that is hip and relaxed.  The lighting concept integrates with the Ion Building’s iconic façade lighting.  This infuses privacy where possible, making it the perfect showcase of design transcending function. Read more →

Sep 10

2011

SquareRooms // The Power of Light

Proper illumination will add brownie points to your bathroom’s aesthetics and functionality so take it to the next level with this savvy lighting guide. Achieving a successful lighting scheme takes more planning than just installing fancy fixtures, with there being many ways to bring out the best in your bathroom. To cast a light on this tricky subject, we’ve brought in the experts from Ecolight Design Consultancy. They give us the low-down on drawing out good illumination in your bath suite, no matter its size or shape. Read more →

Jul 16

2011

Design & Architecture // The Art of Energy Efficient Lighting : Dempsey Brasserie Singapore

By EcoLight Design Consultants

The interior designer and lighting designer prescribed a look that is industrial, dramatic, sophisticated, yet unintimidating and casual.  The design called for backlit steel fenced, bare brick feature walls with dimmable metal pendant lights hovering over side tables to cater to intimate dining, a centrepiece bar with functional and linear decorative lighting, and general lighting that can be mood-changed to follow the sun in brightness and colour temperature.

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Jun 20

2011

Singapore Architect // Enhance Eco-Living with Energy Efficient Lighting Design

By EcoLight Design Consultants

From a dollars and sense perspective, architects and building owners not only contend with increasing energy, material and manpower costs, but confront challenges of incorporating sustainable solutions to meet project requirements and a quick return on investment.

For the homeowner, high on their list of considerations when building or renovating are to keep costs low. Beyond planning for window placement and capturing the best angle of the sun to naturally illuminate interiors, choosing the right kind of energy efficient lighting design seals the deal for low energy bills. Read more →